Home Energy Savings

Home is where the heart is; it’s also where home energy savings start. We’ve got home energy savings tips on everything from attic insulation and discovering air leaks to how to best run your appliances. Check out our 31 Days of Energy Savings guide to get started. Follow our appliance energy efficiency comparison series, including posts on gas vs. electric dryers and microwaves vs. toaster ovens vs. ovens.

How to fix drafty windows.

How to Fix Drafty Windows

Drafty windows bring a chill into your home during the winter. In the summer, they let air conditioned air escape.

How to prepare your lawn for winter.

How to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

Preparing your lawn for winter will help it thrive through the changing seasons. You can ensure a lush and healthy landscape if you know how to prepare a lawn for winter.

Types of light bulbs.

Types of Light Bulbs: Everything You Need to Know

Given the different types of light bulbs, you have more choices than ever. Five different kinds of light bulbs are widely available for many light types.

Cheapest way to heat a home.

Cheapest Way to Heat a Home

When managing your household budget, you might ask yourself: What is the cheapest way to heat a home? The question has several answers.

Does humidity and heat index affect air conditioning performance?

Does Humidity and Heat Index Affect Air Conditioning Performance?

Summer can bring intense weather and extreme heat waves, often coupled with humidity. In some areas, these trends are on the upswing.

Energy efficient window coverings.

How to Choose the Best Energy-Efficient Window Coverings for Your Home

Learning how to block sunlight heat from windows around your home may make you more comfortable on hot days and could possibly lower your energy bills. Adding energy-efficient window coverings can help improve privacy, cut glare and slow fading.

Gas vs electric stove.

Which is Better: Gas or Electric Stoves?

Choosing between a gas vs. electric stove is a decision many homeowners need to make when updating, renovating or building a kitchen.

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How to pick the best ceiling fan size for any room

How to Pick the Best Ceiling Fan Size for Any Room

Picking among your choices of ceiling fan sizes can be challenging. Your choice matters both in terms of size and function.

What is a power surge?

What Is a Power Surge?

A power surge or electrical surge is a relatively rare, but potentially damaging phenomenon that can occur in any electrical power system. Before you can protect your home and appliances from this danger, it helps to know exactly what is a power surge and what causes power surges.

Weekend energy efficient DIY projects.

DIY Energy-Saving Projects

Small and simple energy efficiency projects around your home could have a big payoff when it comes to home improvements that may save you money. We have gathered this collection of easy energy conservation projects that may help the environment and protect your wallet.

Types of led lights for your home.

Types of LED Lights for Your Home

The types of LED lights available today provide efficient, affordable, long-lasting light and fit nearly any function or decor. They come in a variety of temperatures and intensity, from pleasant ambient room light to focused function and task light.

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